More than a third of pensioners struggle with energy bills

  • Almost three in five over 65s are worried about heating bills this winter
  • More than a third of pensioners are already struggling with their bills
  • Nearly 30% of elderly people are raiding their savings every mont to make ends meet

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Fuel bills for elderly double

Since 2005, older people have seen their energy bills more than double. Research from Saga has found that the over 65s spent an estimated £17.4 billion on electricity and fuel bills in 2012.